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|LATE: Celebrating 20 years
LATE is the professional association for English language teachers working in Latvia.
It is open to all teachers.
This year is LATE's 20th Anniversary.
The Annual Conference was held from the 22nd to the 23rd August at the Education and Information Centre of Riga city.
The Conference report is here.
A new Board was elected.
IELTS Afternoon 14th November
|Teaching Tolerance through English Academy
Parnu, Estonia. August 12 - 18
For the last 2 years, we have held this event in Latvia and it has been a very rewarding and challenging experience both professionally and emotionally for all involved: the students, the teachers and the organisers. This year, the venue has shifted to Estonia.
If you have any further questions regarding the programme, then please contact the LATE office - 67821073 - during opening hours - Mon-Wed-Fri 2 - 6pm.
Read the First Report here.
Tolerance Academy 2012
|A Case for Online English Language Teacher Education
Monterey, CA: TIRF – The International Research Foundation for English Language Education - released a report regarding online English language teacher education at the TESOL Convention in Dallas, Texas on March 21, 2013. The commissioned study, entitled A Case for Online English Language Teacher Education, investigates a range of online professional development opportunities offered by institutions around the world.
Download the report here.
|Crazy Animals- Young Learners Activity Book
This is a book for primary school teachers of English written by primary school teachers of English. It brings together the experience and expertise of teachers from around the world to provide a range of stimulating and exciting classroom activities for the primary classroom.
There are 50 tried and trusted activities which have been refined and improved over the years by teachers working in diverse contexts and environments. Children will enjoy practising their English through these stimulating and motivating activities.
This book grew out of an Aston University - British Council research project called 'Investigating Global Practices in Teaching English to Young Learners'.
Over 1,000 teachers were contacted and asked to send their favourite activities for teaching English to young learners. The most original and creative activities received were selected for this book.
LATE has been representing teachers of English in Latvia since it was founded in 1992.
LATE is an Associate Member of IATEFL.
What LATE does
Late runs the best resource centre in Latvia. It has over 5,000 books, tapes, videos and magazines.
It organises an annual conference in August in Riga and takes part in special language projects.
As a member of LATE you can borrow books etc from the Resource Centre, attend the Annual Conference at a reduced rate and take part in LATE projects, training events and special promotions.
© LATE 2011